Rover Cars 1945 To 2005

Author: James Taylor
Editor: Veloce Publishing
ISBN: 9781787112391
Size: 17,28 MB
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This comprehensive pictorial overview of Rover cars and car-derived vans covers the 60 years from 1945 to 2005. It describes and illustrates all the great classic Rovers up to and including the SD1, and goes on to look at the models inherited from British Leyland that attracted Rover badges. It finishes with the models designed in conjunction with Honda and with the later British-designed cars – and even the final City Rover. There is also some consideration of some Rover models that were designed but, for various reasons, did not enter production and can now only be seen as prototypes in museums. One of Veloce’s popular Pictorial History series, this book describes all the postwar models with illustrations and technical data for each one.

Land Rover Series Iii Reborn

Author: Lindsay Porter
Editor: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845843479
Size: 14,83 MB
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Developed from several years of articles in Land Rover Monthly magazine, this manual is the most detailed package of information available for anyone thinking of restoring, rebuilding or improving a Series III Land Rover.

Britain Since 1945

Author: David Childs
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415393264
Size: 11,21 MB
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Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. New additions for this edition include: a discussion of 11 September 2001 the Iraq War and after the election of Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard as leaders of the Conservative Party immigration, asylum and identity the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles the 2005 election and Blair's standing as Prime Minister the controversy over fox hunting, the Gambling Act and 24-hour drinking the importance of China on the British arena. Established and authoritative, this volume is a crucial text for all students of contemporary British history and politics.

The Classic Car Book

Author: DK
Editor: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287472
Size: 13,52 MB
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From the Chevrolet Bel Air to the Ferrari Testarossa, The Classic Car Book showcases the most important and iconic classic cars from every decade since the 1940s. Fully illustrated and packed with stunning photography, The Classic Car Book uses specially commissioned photographic tours to put you in the driver's seat of the world's most famous vintage cars, including stylish roadsters and luxury limousines from manufacturers such as Mercedez-Benz, Ferrari, Rover, Jaguar, and Bentley. The Classic Car Book takes you on a scenic drive through the history of classic cars, profiling iconic models and key details of the world's most famous vehicles, and charting their legacy as objects of luxury and desire. Ideal for any car collectors and enthusiasts, The Classic Car Book is an essential addition to every fans' bookshelf.

Crisis Resilience And Survival

Author: Matthias Holweg
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316483258
Size: 11,62 MB
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Crisis, Resilience and Survival charts the evolution of the global automotive industry, revealing the pressures and challenges facing firms in this huge but turbulent realm of business. Long-term overcapacity and swings of the economic cycle mean that many car companies are in financially perilous positions. Yet failures of auto companies are rare, and many have bounced back from the brink. Using the concept of the 'survival envelope', Holweg and Oliver argue that the ability to design, develop, manufacture and distribute vehicles competitively is not the only factor in ensuring success. Using detailed analyses of two failures (Rover and Saab) and two near-misses (Chrysler and Nissan) they explore how scale, market reach and supportive stakeholder relations can make the difference between success and failure in this global industry. This book will appeal to anyone working in, or studying the auto industry, as well as those interested in corporate success and failure.

The Second Automobile Revolution

Author: M. Freyssenet
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 023023691X
Size: 12,20 MB
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The rapid takeoff of the continent-sized national economies and the increasing expense of extraction have led to strong tensions in petrol prices and a race towards alternative driving systems. This book analyses the emergence of a second automobile revolution through the trajectories of automobile firms since the nineties.